Encyclopedia Britannica, or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Vol. 7

Encyclopedia Britannica, or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Vol. 7 : Enlarged and Improved; The Fourth Edition; Illustrated with Nearly Six Hundred Engravings (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Encyclopedia Britannica, or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Vol. 7: Enlarged and Improved; The Fourth Edition; Illustrated With Nearly Six Hundred Engravings Alexander Cunningham, the author of the Hifiory of Great Britain, has been fuppofed to be the fame perfon with Alexander Cunningham who publillted an edition of Horace at the Hague, in two volumes 8vo, in 1721, which is highly elieemed.. But from the beft information we have been able to collect, they were certainly'different perfons; though they were both of the fame name, lived at the fame time, had both been travelling tutors, were both faid to have been eminent for their {kill at the game of chefs, and both lived 'to a very advanced age. The editor of Horace is ge nerally faid to have died in Holland, where he taught both the civil and canon laws, 'and where he had collefted a very large library, which was fold in that country. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 878 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 44mm | 1,152g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 149 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243092326
  • 9780243092321